par102lesson5 - Veronica Fernandez PAR102 Lesson 5 Page361 1 The ethical issues that the paralegal needs to be watchful of while interviewing is

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Veronica Fernandez PAR102 Lesson 5 September 20, 2017 Page361 1. The ethical issues that the paralegal needs to be watchful of while interviewing is collecting the right amount of information, investigating and screening. Remembering to avoid an implied attorney-client relationship, it is important to have caution regarding the attorney-client privilege and certifying that he or she knows when the statute of limitations will expire for filing the case. Also knowing how to identify and handle prying callers who are just wanting information. Being prepared is very important and knowing the right questions to ask while gathering the best information the attorney will need to correctly investigate the case. Understanding cultural, temperament and gender differences will really help you and the client understand each other, overall it is best for the case. 2. A limited first-time contact with a potential new client gives confidential information to the paralegal or the paralegal requests this information an

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